Q4W2 Online Learning: April 6-10

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #30
Unit of InstructionAntebellum North and South
Standard(s) Taught
  • SS.8.A.4.9 Describe the influence of individuals on social and political developments of this era in American History.

    SS.8.A.4.8 Describe the influence of individuals on social and political developments of this era in American History.

    SS.8.A.5.2 Analyze the role of slavery in the development of sectional conflict.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Essential question: How does society change?

Objectives:

  • I can compare and contrast the cause, course and effects of the reform movements of the 1800’s
Classroom Activities

Online Learning

Day 1: Transcendentalism 

Complete the Nearpod: https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/kkKHYsioMu

Discuss what you learned and debate your thoughts through the Canvas discussion. 

Video going over the lesson: https://youtu.be/x4pBL9uQh3o

Day 2: Reform Movements

Read the articles posted on Canvas and take the quiz. 

Afterward, in the discussion section, share what problem you think needs reform in our country (of course, keep it middle school appropriate) and how you do you think that could be changed. 

Day 3: Read the Newsela article on Abolitionist Women and complete the quiz and paragraph with it. Log into Newsela the same way as last week. When you are done, discuss what you learned on Canvas. 

Day 4: Read the documents on the Women’s Movement and discuss them as a class on Canvas. If time allows, begin working on the essay for Day 5. 

Day 5: Comparing the Reform Movements

Complete the Venn Diagram comparing the different reform movements. 

In your Venn Diagram:

Identify at least 3 different movements from the 1800’s (10%)

Compare and contrast the motivations behind each movement (30%)

Compare and contrast the way each movement attempted to achieve its goals (30%)

Compare and contrast the accomplishments of each movement (30%)

Nearpod Link: https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/zwpOFW6BNu (Links to an external site.) 

Nearpod Code: ZCHIG

In a short essay (about 1/2 page to 2 pages, no more) describe the roots, goals and accomplishments of the reform movements of the early 1800’s. Compare and contrast them from each other. 

Include:

Identify at least 3 different movements from the 1800’s (10%)

Compare and contrast the motivations behind each movement (30%)

Compare and contrast the way each movement attempted to achieve its goals (30%)

Compare and contrast the accomplishments of each movement (30%)

Please upload to either Focus/Gradebook or Canvas. 

Paper Packet Option

Day 1: 

Complete page 469-472 in the workbook. 

Read the articles on the different reform movements (not the Newsela article). Take the quiz on them. 

Day 2:Complete 473-478 in the workbook

Day 3: Read the Newsela article and take the quiz along with it.

Day 4: 

Complete page 479-482 in the workbook. If time allows, work on Day 5

Day 5:

Make a 3-Circle Venn Diagram comparing the different reform movements. 

In your Venn Diagram:

Identify at least 3 different movements from the 1800’s (10%)

Compare and contrast the motivations behind each movement (30%)

Compare and contrast the way each movement attempted to achieve its goals (30%)

Compare and contrast the accomplishments of each movement (30%)

OR 

In a short essay (about 1/2 page to 2 pages, no more) describe the roots, goals and accomplishments of the reform movements of the early 1800’s. Compare and contrast them from each other. 

Include:

Identify at least 3 different movements from the 1800’s (10%)

Compare and contrast the motivations behind each movement (30%)

Compare and contrast the way each movement attempted to achieve its goals (30%)

Compare and contrast the accomplishments of each movement (30%)

Assignments Due

Reform Movement Quiz

Reform Movement Essay OR Venn Diagram

Additional Resources